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Guiltless desserts you won't feel bad about eating

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Valentine's Day without the calories

These delicious Valentine's Day desserts are low in calories but big on taste. Go ahead — indulge!

Valentine's Day without the calories

Valentine's Day is around the corner. Whether you plan to celebrate being single with your girls or spend a romantic day with your sweetie, make your day even sweeter with a delicious dessert. And don't worry — if you don't want to indulge in dessert because you're counting your calories, these guilt-free desserts are the perfect treat because they're low on calories and big on taste.


Chunky chocolate bread pudding

Valentine's Day without the calories

With only 8 grams of fat per serving, chocolate lovers will savor this low-fat recipe. French bread, milk chocolate, unsweetened cocoa powder and a few other ingredients create this chocolate bread pudding. Don't forget to top it off with whipped cream.

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Chocolate-stuffed raspberries

Valentine's Day without the calories

It doesn't get much easier than this! Simply pop chocolate chips into raspberries for a sweet-tart bite. Even after a big meal, everyone has room for a few of these cuties.

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Skinny peppermint ice cream cake

Valentine's Day without the calories

Even with the unsweetened cocoa, the dark chocolate and the peppermint candy canes, this delicious cake is still under 250 calories per serving! The ice cream and cake combination gives you the best of both worlds, and the peppermint topping is just the icing on the cake.

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Light lemon pudding cake

Valentine's Day without the calories

The strawberry banana yogurt, white cake mix and juiced and zested lemon transforms this dish into a lemon pudding cake. And more important, it's also under 250 calories per serving. Don't forget to top it off with berries.

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Blueberry chocolate pudding parfait

Valentine's Day without the calories

Turn this unique, low-fat chocolate pudding recipe into a parfait by topping it with 1/2 cup of blueberries followed by 1/2 cup of whipped cream. Garnish with chocolate shavings.

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Light tiramisu

Valentine's Day without the calories

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This coffee-flavored treat made from ladyfingers won't leave you feeling heavy or guilty even after the last bite. Enjoy it with a hot cup of green tea.

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Low-fat chocolate ice cream

Valentine's Day without the calories

Ice cream lovers will enjoy this homemade creamy chocolate ice cream dessert, which is also filled with semisweet chocolate chips.

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Skinny peanut butter banana milkshake

Valentine's Day without the calories

Don't let the word "skinny" fool you when it comes to the taste. Fans of milkshakes will be in for a treat with this recipe. Not only is this milkshake tasty but it's low in fat and calories and can be made in minutes.

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Eggless cupcakes (with low-fat chocolate frosting)

Valentine's Day without the calories

These cupcakes are the perfect treat if you want something chocolate, yet low in calories, for your sweet tooth. Garnish with chocolate shavings and let your sweet tooth enjoy them!

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Ginger pear frost dessert

Valentine's Day without the calories

Frozen pear halves, vanilla extract, amaretto and ground ginger make this diabetic friendly dessert a healthy frosty treat.

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